Golden Relic (Using Kat Von D Saint and Sinner Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I used the Kat Von D Saint and Sinner Palette (click here to read more about this product) to create this quick and easy golden peach combination.  I wanted to create something which looked fresh and bright on the eyes, compared to the smokey, sultry blue combination featured in my first Saint and Sinner look post here.  I used only one brush (the MAC 239) to create this look as well, keeping things nice and simple.

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Classic Grey Taupe Eye (Using Kat Von D Saints and Sinners Palette)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I really fancied trying out a more neutral combination with the Kat Von D Saint and Sinner Palette (see my post on this palette, including photos and swatches here) and came up with this light greyish-taupe look.

Combination Ideas: This look is classic enough that it can go really well with all sorts of lip colours.  I wore this combination with Too Faced Wham lipstick, a creamy, glimmering berry shade with pink, silver and purple sparkles.  You could also try this eyeshadow with pinks, reds and deeper berry hues.

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Soft and Neutral (Using Lorac Pro 2 Palette)

 

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I recently featured this softly defined, neutral eye look on my Instagram page (find me at @makeupbysairalee) and thought it would be nice to accompany it with a ‘how to’ post.  

Neutral tones on the eyes can be combined with any lip colour that you like, be it a bright red lipstick or a nude lipgloss.  

I wore this look with one of the new MAC Liptensity shades in ‘Life’s Blood (a rich, deep blood-red) and Too Faced Sweethearts Blusher in Peach Bellini (look out for posts on both of these products in the coming weeks).

I used the Lorac Pro 2 Palette to create this look but you can use any brand of eyeshadow you like which has similar shades.

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Face of the Day: Fresh and Peachy

 

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This look shows that red lipstick can be used with eyeshadow shades other than neutrals.  I used peach and coral-red eyeshadows on the eyes to create a very fresh, slightly colourful effect on the eyes.

I completed the look using a peachy-pink blusher (MAC Pinch O’Peach) and a matte, pinky-red lipstick (Loreal Colour Riche Lipstick in Julianne’s Pure Red).

Looking for more tips, techniques and look ideas for when wearing red lipstick? If so, you might like other articles and products featured as part of the ‘All About Red Lips’ series.

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Olive Neutrals

 

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MAC Patina is a really interesting eyeshadow, in that it can look more gold, taupe or green, depending on what other shades you use alongside it.  I combined Patina with green, brown and taupe tones to bring out the different flecks in the shade.

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Bright and Sweet (Urban Decay Naked Smoky Palette)

 

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I used neutral shades from the Urban Decay Smoky Palette (and the brush which comes with it) to create this neutral, highlighted effect on the eyes.  This combination shows that even when a palette is catered towards smoky looks, you can still create more wearable combinations when you use the lighter shades.

Click on the link if you want to read more detail on how to create the ‘Highlighted Style’ of eyeshadow application.

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Limitless Pink (Using Naked 3 Palette)

 

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For this look, I used shades from the Urban Decay Naked 3 Palette to create a soft, plummy effect on the eyes.

Note: I used the Urban Decay Naked 3 palette and the brush that comes with it to create this look.  You can use any brand of eyeshadow you like which has similar shades to re-create this look (if you don’t have the Naked 3 palette), along with any similar brushes in your kit.

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Face of the Day: Green Apples

 

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This look shows that red lips can be paired effectively with coloured eyeshadows on the eyes (not just neutrals) if they are kept very soft.  I used a crease/blender brush (MAC 217) to softly smudge olive green and forest green eyeshadows onto the lid.

I completed the look using a rose-gold blusher and, of course, the hot orange-red lipcolour (Maybelline Colour Drama Velvet Lip Pencil in 410 Fab Orange) shown in the photos.

Looking for more tips, techniques and look ideas for when wearing red lipstick? If so, you might like other articles and products featured as part of the ‘All About Red Lips’ series.

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Nice and Natural (Using Urban Decay Vice 4 Palette)

 

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For this look, I used subtle washes of grey, lavender and plum to create a neutral, sophisticated effect on the eyes.

Note: You can use any brand of eyeshadow you like which has similar shades to re-create this look (if you don’t have the Vice 4 palette).

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Face of the Day: Classic Glam

 

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For this look, I created a neutral, yet defined effect on the eyes to really make the red lips stand out.  Using neutral brown tones on the eyes means that you can easily wear any shade of red on the lips that you fancy.

Tip: Hot pinks, bright corals and deep aubergines would all work if you want to wear a bold shade on the lips.  Alternatively, nudes and rose-pinks would work just as well if you want to keep the overall look very natural.

Looking for more tips, techniques and look ideas for when wearing red lipstick? If so, you might like other articles and products featured as part of the ‘All About Red Lips’ series.

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